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Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
the appropriations committee. >>> diabetes in young people of color. john is live in san francisco where doctors call it an epidemic. john? >> reporter: i spoke with a lead researchers by phone. she said the exact reasons for this remain unclear. but she says that staple of the inner city diet, sugary soft drinks, may play a role. diabetes among inner city latinos jumped 27%. >> it is something scary, because it does run in the family, and from what i hear, it is hereditary. >> reporter: research suggests but doesn't prove what scientists call epigenetics, where parents pass on diabetes to their children. among urban african-americans, over that same four years, inherited diabetes jumped 70%. >> diabetes runs on my dad's side of the family. >> reporter: still, 20-year-old misha's lunch, two sugary soft drinks and a cheeseburger. >> i know if i eat anything unhealthy, i could end up turning into a diabetic. >> reporter: people we spoke to said unhealthy food is cheap and convenient. >> we go to mcdonald's, kentucky fried chicken. we eat all this terrible food. >> reporter: diabetes among urban white c
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
and diabetes. >> diabetes is one of the most costly diseases to treat and manage. >> reporter: convenient healthy food will help. >> asking our community stores step up to the table, help us to create change. >> i told them i don't know if it will work out but when we did it it is selling. >> reporter: experts offered free work shops. kaiser donated a million dollars. and educates school children and parents. this store opened 18 months ago but is now closing. >> shows we can't be dependent on one store. >> reporter: they signed up two stores. they hope to have six more by the end of the year. health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> after running out before the holiday, a hospital is restocked and ready to give out flu shots. >> inside the tunnel, a progress report on the tunnel and when it will open to drivers. . >>> the caldecott tunnel 4th bore product reached a milestone. we got inside the futon see the preble -- tunnel to see the progress. the progress is 75% finished and on track to meet its goal. two bores in both directions will help cut down on backups. th
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
. it also protects tax deductions for teachers who buy their own supplies. it keeps money for diabetes treatment and for coal mine safety. house democrats say there are enough votes to pass this compromise. >> up until now our speaker has he said when the senate acts, we will have a vote in the house. that is what he said. that is what we expect. that is what the american people deserve. >> from our reporting most if not all bay area democrats will vote yes in this bill tonight. both california senators did the same. if it is not passed, if there is a twist at the last moment, be aware, come thursday congress must start from square one and those tax hikes already took effect this morning. live in d.c., scott mcfarlane, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the vote in the house is set for tonight, add it comes after a day of intense debate. our consumer editor, tom vacar, is in the newsroom with more on this fast moving story and tells us what it all means for americans. >> reporter: i spent the entire day listening to what's going on in the house which is expected to vote on and very likely pass. t
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
to people's comments. >> she talked about the diabetes she thought would kill her as a child and affirmative action that led to law school. >>> sal is coming back, so far so good this morning, right? >> yes, i hope you are right, dave, so far so good and i hope it stays that way. no major problems but we have had some troubled spots but they are cleared up rather quickly which is good and there are no major problems on the sunole grade and southbound 880 continues to look good to the fremont area. now let's steve. >>> every reporting station says mostly cloudy, lows all over the place 30s and 40s and san rafael i saw 45 and most locations have a northwest breeze. 41 concord yet fairfield 34, look at san rafael 35 in the city and i saw five observations said 47. a lot of these higher clouds will zip on down from the north and they are mostly sunny but breezy and inland will not be as bad. upper 50s and lower 60s, dave? >>> sharks, they are red hot starting out in this lock out short ended season and they are starting out undefeated and patrick marlowe leads the nhl with the first nine games o
Jan 6, 2013 10:00am PST
conducted his self in the diabetic ceiling debate in 20len. a lot of people said he was arrogant. >> guest: i was not there and i have not dealt with the man and so i will keep an open mind. with any treasury secretary nominee, my view will be looking to the substance, and this is not a popularity contest. this is about fixing the problems that are affecting millions of americans. you know, people all over the country, i don't think they are interested in the political squabbles in the capt cament. they are interested in getting jobs back and that's where the >> john: we have a debt ceiling debate and you heard mitch mcmcconnell saying that the revenue piece is don and no more taxings. the only thing that the president has to do is deal with the spending cuts. >> guest: i am happy for lots was new revenue but not new taxes. best avenue for new revenue is economic growth. if the economy is sputtering at one and half and two percent gdp growth and tax rates plummet and people are hurt and we get the economy up to historical levels. average is 3.3 percent. in the fourth year of reagan's presi
Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
hepatitis b and hepatitis c. a va memo is warning there is a small risk for diabetic patients that have been exposed to reused insulin needles between october 2010 and november 2012. the health scare has the attention of at least one lawmaker in new york state. >> they obviously change the needle each time but they should have been putting a patients name on the cartridge so it would never be used with someone else. >> the va's office in buffalo is offering free blood test to anyone who is worried they may have been exposed. >>> time is 5:12. vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meeting. they will get input from members of congress. the vice president is due to meet with them at 8:00 our time. this follows last weeks meetings with gun owners, victim of gun violence, and representatives of the entertainment industry. the vice president says he will give president obama his gun policy recommendations tomorrow. >>> ahead of the national rifle association predicts congress will not pass a ban on assault weapons. >> you don't want to put your -- you don't want to bet your house on
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
from alcoholism when sheep was only 9 years old and the diabetes that she thought would take her life as a child. >>> the u.s. treasury department is being criticized for approving what's being called excessive salaries. according to a government report, the treasury approved pay raises for 18 executive its at american international group or aig, general motors and allied financial. most of those salary hike requests were for $100,000 or more. the report says the treasury ignored its own rules limiting pay under bailout rules. >>> 7:24. let's check in with sal and the roads. >> we've had a couple of traffic trouble spots out there. one of the things we're watching is the bridge. our news looking at the bridge -- newschopper2 looking at the bridge. this is the traffic it looks pretty good. we're looking at the commute if you are driving on 880 a little bit farther south heading down past the coliseum. now, then, if you are on the peninsula, 101 northbound is busy from an earlier crash. southbound 101 nine-minute drive time to the ramp. not all that bad. let's go to steve. >>> a lot of
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
in one city can contribute to type ii diabetes. binge drinking can interfere with the part of the brain that controls insulin regulation. they add the effects of alcohol are separate from possible wait gabe caused by drinking. >>> and working before you eat breakfast may help you burn more body fat. researchers in the u.k. followed ten men who worked out on a treadmill in the morning. some did not eat before they worked ut 0. others had a -- worked out. others had a normal breakfast. they say those who did not eat breakfast lost less weight. >>> what jurors told a judge after few days of deliberations in a case. >>> and steve paulson will be back and he will tell us if things will warm up for super bowl weekend. >>> good morning. westbound highway 4. we've had some improvement here. contra costa here. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay forecast. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. we know you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
for those who drank i out drinks including iced tea. one theory is the drinks have been linked to diabetes and that can lead to depression and mood disorders. researchers say there's a lot of evidence that people who are depressed crave sweets. so there's a which came first theory as well. now, some good news in the study, particularly for those of us early birds for those of us who rely on caffeine, coffee was found to have the opposite effect. those who drink four cups of coffee a day had a lower risk of developing depression. researchers say more studying needs to be done and perhaps chemicals -- perhaps on the chemicals in the drinks to determine which ingredients may trigger the disease. dave? >> thank you, pam. >>> have to show you this. the first-ever live video of a giant squid. take a look at this. in was spotted more than 2,000 feet down in the pacific off the coast of japan. they think that's ten feet long. you can see that giant squid grab onto a smaller squid. they use that as bate. the discovery channel plans to broadcast a special on this video you are looking at. >> i'm not
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
is warning there's a small risk for diabetic patients who may have been exposed to reused insulin needles between october 2010 and november of last year. the health scare has the attention of at least one lawmaker in new york new york state. >> they obviously changed the needles each time but they would put -- should have been putting a patient's name on the cartridge so that it would never be used by someone else. >> the v.a.'s office in buffalo is offering free blood tests to anyone worried they may have been exposed. >>> time 17:32. tomorrow -- time is 7:32. tomorrow in marin county you can trade in old guns in exchange for cash. the county is providing $40,000 for a four-county gun buy-back event. they'll pay $200 for semiautomatic weapons, $100 for other guns. those guns can be turned into police stations in know sad dough, san a -- in novato, san rafael, lashes spur, points reyes -- larkspur, point reyes. coming up at 7:50, why gun show officials expect attendance records to be broken and how they say president obama may have something to do with it. >>> a fire in san jose has left
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